begin arriving for US Cellular Moto X users today, and well, it looks like the rollout has begun. Details coming from the Google+ page of Punit Soni confirm the update and also mentions that it will be rolling out to users in phases. The key here, we have yet to see any breakdown of how long the process will take.
announced the Moto G at an event back in mid-November. Since that point we have been watching the handset begin arriving. The North American launch began in Canada and that was followed up with an earlier than expected release in the US market. But along with the announcement for the Moto G itself, Motorola also detailed some accessories. With that in mind, we have recently been spending some time with the Moto G and for today, we have a hands-on with the Flip Shell.
Motorola had big plans for the Moto X on Cyber Monday. They had planned to offer the Developer Edition and Moto Maker models of the handset at a $150 discount. After a day that many spent watching and waiting, Motorola announced the Moto Maker portion of the sale had been temporarily put on hold. They did return with word of a two-day sale and the first has already come and gone.
Motorola, however sources are suggesting US Cellular Moto X users will have an update coming today. And just to clarify, this is the Android 4.4 Kit Kat update. Assuming the update rolls out as expected, that means US Cellular users would join a group that also includes AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. But again, this all goes back to an earlier promise from Motorola about how Kit Kat would arrive for all Moto X users within the next few weeks.
Motorola's Monday Migraine.
Motorola has gone full swing with the holiday discounts. Last week brought news of a Moto X Cyber Monday sale. Not to mention, Motorola was offering some Black Friday discounts as well. Well, as today is Cyber Monday -- the focus appears to be on the Moto X discounts. Specifically, for the Moto Maker and Developer Edition models.
Moto G has many smartphone customers excited. For those stepping up from a feature phone, the Moto G brings an attractive price point without the need for a contract. It also packs a good enough battery to last the day, and specs that won’t disappoint for those who are just looking for something else.
Moto X owners have a pretty decent Black Friday deal waiting for them at the Motorola website. Available until Sunday, select accessories are 30% off, and the Moto X itself starts at just $99. That’s a whole lot of customization without having to break the bank.
Verizon has added a new color for the DROID ULTRA and DROID MINI handsets. As of today, both handsets are available in white. This new white model joins the previously available black and red and is basically, the same handsets, just in a new color. Simply put, the pricing and the specs each remain the same as had been.